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Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
235 PM MDT WED APR 27 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE
VALLEY...SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS AND THE EAST
CENTRAL PLAINS DUE TO STRONG WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY...

.STRONG SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS IN ADVANCE OF AN INCOMING LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL COMBINE WITH LOW AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES TO
PRODUCE SEVERAL HOURS OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FROM THE
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY ACROSS THE EAST CENTRAL PLAINS.

NMZ106>108-281400-
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.A.0026.160428T1900Z-160429T0100Z/
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS-
EAST CENTRAL PLAINS-
235 PM MDT WED APR 27 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

* AREA AND TIMING...MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY...SANDIA...MANZANO
  AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS...EAST CENTRAL PLAINS THURSDAY AFTERNOON
  AND EARLY EVENING.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  AROUND 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...RANGING FROM 8 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

&&

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